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3 Strategies for Addressing the Skills Mismatch in Latin America

An IYF webinar offers strategies currently being implemented in the region to address the gap between employer needs and youth competencies.

6 Reasons to Invest in Youth Skills

Youth unemployment affects everyone, everywhere. In the end, skills development benefits us all.

4 Ways to Drive Youth Economic Opportunities in Indonesia

For me, getting the numbers right—particularly when they are measuring young people’s wellbeing—is critically important to how we shape meaningful youth development programs and strategies. Unfortunately, statistics around youth employment, perhaps the most significant indicator of whether a young person will lead a productive and successful life, may not paint an accurate or complete picture.

Why Agriculture Can Be a Solution for Youth Unemployment in Africa

One approach to Africa’s youth unemployment crisis is engaging more young people in the agricultural sector. After all, Africa holds half of the world’s uncultivated arable land, with agriculture set to create stable employment for eight million people by 2020. Greater investments in the agriculture value chain could potentially add an additional six million jobs.